We remember the men who gave their lives in the Great War and whose final resting place is Wrexham Cemetery. LEST WE FORGET John JONES James HARKER Charles Edward JONES Martin SWEENEY John Francis JONES [more]
A memorial built to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War has been unveiled. The memorial garden at Bellevue Park in Wrexham was officially opened with a service led by [more]
Barton first_name: Thomas middle_name: Beech full_name: BARTON, Thomas Beech rank: Rifleman number: 107640 regiment: King’s Liverpool Regiment (5th Bn.) parent_name: Thomas Beech Barton & Kate Elizabeth Barton, of Burton Lodge, Gresford. birth: 1900 death: 20/06/1918 [more]
Beechley House, Kings Mills Road, Hightown. 10 of the 12 American GI’s (General Issue) Soldiers, billeted for a short while at Beechley House during the 2nd World War. Two of the soldiers were on duty [more]
Munitions factory workers 1914 – 1918 Gutter Hill, Rhos. Source: WCBC; Wrexham Museum Archives.
Johnstown War Memorial and Red Lion Inn, Johnstown. Source: Tom Farrell Collection, Aberystwyth.
Albert Edward EVANS was born in 1910. His father George Albert Evans and mother Elizabeth Ann Evans resided at 38, Hill Street, Lodge, Brymbo at the time of his birth. Albert was married to Gladys [more]
VE Day in Wrexham 1945 was celebrated in the High Street where thousands of locals gathered.
Europe was at war and bombing raids by the Luftwaffe were frequent. In the early hours of August 30, 1940, German bombers were heading for Liverpool and dockland sites on the River Mersey. In an [more]